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A true & exact history of the island of Barbadoes : illustrated with a map of the island, as also the principal trees and plants there, set forth in their due proportions and shapes, drawn out by their several and respective scales. Together with the ingenio that makes the sugar, with the plots of the several houses, rooms, and other places, that are used in the whole process of sugar-making ... All cut in copper / by Richard Ligon, gent.

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A true & exact history of the island of Barbadoes : illustrated with a map of the island, as also the principal trees and plants there, set forth in their due proportions and shapes, drawn out by their several and respective scales. Together with the ingenio that makes the sugar, with the plots of the several houses, rooms, and other places, that are used in the whole process of sugar-making ... All cut in copper / by Richard Ligon, gent.


Published 1673
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[iv], 122, [2] p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. (engravings), 1 folded map, 3 folded plans ; 30 cm.


Publisher London : Printed, and are to be sold by Peter Parker ... and Thomas Guy ... ,
Year 1673
Pages 136
Possible copyright status Public domain. The BHL considers that this is no longer under copyright protection.
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Missouri Botanical Garden
Book contributor Missouri Botanical Garden
Collection botanicus; biodiversity

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Reviewer: publicdomainreview - - February 27, 2013
Subject: Rights status of this?
What does "Permission to digitize granted by rights holder" actually mean? I am assuming that the rights holder to this actual physical work is long long dead. The only rights can be on the digital copies of the work. But how can the permission to digitise be given to by the rights holder to digital copies not yet born? Who actually owns the rights to these digital copies? If the Internet Archive digitised the work, doesn't it own the rights?
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